Valves - Typical Operating Temperatures

Operating temperatures for typical types of valves - ball valves, butterfly valves and more

Typical operating temperatures for some common types of valves:

Valve TypeMinimum
Temperature
Maximum
Temperature
oCoFoCoF
Ball -55 -65 300 575
Butterfly -30 -20 538 1000
Butterfly Neck -18 0 260 500
Gate -272 -455 675 1250
Globe -272 -455 540 1000
Plug Lubricated -40 -40 315 600
Plug non lubricated -75 -100 220 425
Swing Check -18 0 540 1200
Swing Check Y-type -18 0 540 1200
Lift Check -18 0 540 1200
Tilting disc -260 -450 590 1100
Diaphragm -50 -60 230 450
Y Oblique -272 -455 540 1000
Slide -18 0 650 1200
Pinch -75 -100 260 300
Needle -78 -100 260 500

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